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Crazed Knock Knock Clunk Clunk !! Check Your Wheel Arch Covers..!!!

Another unwelcome clunk , bang clunk from driver front appeared today .....dreading a potential garage bill I had a look (like I know what I'm looking for ) NOT ....happened to give my arch cover a wiggle and it was loose .....gave a tug towards me and it appeared to click into place ............Sorted !!! so the next time you get some clunks check your arch covers.....
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Thanks, SCGT. Another nugget of experience that could be v useful!
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Glad it wasn't costly.. and a great point!
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Good lad... That's what I like to see. Common sense, logical thought leading to a free or cheap fix

You can also prevent any further issues with wheel arch liners with slightly larger and longer retaining screws with penny washers to prevent pull through in the future
Also replacement of the pathetic plastic push in type body clips available cheaply from Halfords, much cheaper than main dealers.
Just take an old one along for comparison and buy slightly larger ones. Due to the nature of wear on plastic, the holes become larger anyway so it just takes up the slackness a little better.

Good job SCGT

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